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28 Jun 2020All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Delhi won't reach 5.5 lakh cases by July-end: Amit Shah
Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said the number of coronavirus cases in Delhi will not reach 5.5 lakh by July-end, as previously estimated by the Delhi government on June 9.
28 Jun 2020Narendra Modi
#MannKiBaat: India gave befitting reply to China, says Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hosted the 66th episode of his radio show 'Mann Ki Baat'.
28 Jun 2020India
LAC dispute: India deploys air defense systems in Ladakh
Amid heightened tensions along the India-China border in Eastern Ladakh, India has reportedly deployed air defense weapon systems in the region.
28 Jun 2020India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 5.29 lakh after record spike
On Saturday, India detected roughly 20,000 new coronavirus infections—the biggest single-day spike yet.
27 Jun 2020West Bengal
Lockdown: These regions have imposed restrictions beyond June 30
India looks forward to the second phase of easing lockdown restrictions, dubbed 'Unlock 2.0', even as the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise. On Saturday, India reported a record spike in daily new cases, taking the total number of cases past 5 lakh.
27 Jun 2020Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
Coronavirus: India adds 4 lakh cases in just 39 days
Till mid-May, India had reported a little over 1 lakh COVID-19 cases. The tally has now surpassed 5 lakh, i.e., in just a period of 39 days, India has added 4 lakh cases.
27 Jun 2020Puducherry
Coronavirus: Puducherry CM's office shut as staff tests positive
Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy said on Saturday that his office would be temporarily closed after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19. The CM's office will now remain shut for two days for sanitization.
27 Jun 2020Union Health Ministry
Government approves use of dexamethasone for moderate, severe COVID-19 cases
The government on Saturday allowed the use of dexamethasone, a low-cost steroid drug, for the treatment of COVID-19 patients.
27 Jun 2020Delhi Technological University
As COVID-19 outbreak worsens, DTU students seek to cancel exams
Two days after two central boards canceled the examinations for students of Classes X and XII, students of the Delhi Technological University (DTU) seek cancellation of their online end-term exams.
27 Jun 2020India
Swarms of locusts reach Gurugram, residents share visuals
After weeks, crop-destroying locusts are back in North India, this time to launch an attack on Gurugram, Haryana, just next to Delhi.
27 Jun 2020Ministry Of Home Affairs
Delhi to start serological survey for COVID-19 today: Details here
Health officials in Delhi are set to begin a serological survey to determine the spread of COVID-19 in the national capital and how many people might be immune to the disease.
27 Jun 2020India
India, China dig in for long haul, de-escalation seems afar
It's been almost two months that Indian and Chinese troops have been engaged in an eyeball-to-eyeball situation in Eastern Ladakh. During this period, a violent clash ensued in Galwan Valley too.
27 Jun 2020Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu: Father, son die in police custody, outrage follows
In Tamil Nadu, the punishment for violating the coronavirus-induced lockdown is, shockingly, death, like the heart-wrenching story of one P Jayaraj and his son J Bennix has shown.
26 Jun 2020Anantnag
CRPF jawan martyred, minor killed in terror attack in Anantnag
In a tragic piece of news, a jawan of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) was martyred and a six-year-old boy was killed after terrorists attacked security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag, police said on Friday.
26 Jun 2020Gurugram
Gurugram to be put under partial lockdown for two weeks
Some parts of Gurugram, Haryana, will be locked down for two weeks to tackle the surge in coronavirus cases, a report in The Times of India said on Friday.
26 Jun 2020Delhi High Court
Delhi is now India's coronavirus capital: What all went wrong
In numerous media interactions and interviews, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal stated Delhi won't become New York, the global epicenter of coronavirus, or Mumbai for that matter, where the largest number of cases of COVID-19 were concentrated in India.
26 Jun 2020India
Galwan Valley face-off: In strong statement, India blames China
In what qualifies as India's strongest statement since the face-off at the Galwan Valley, Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said on Thursday China's conduct along the border defied all mutually agreed norms.
26 Jun 2020India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 4.91 lakh after another record spike
India on Thursday reported roughly 18,000 new coronavirus infections, marking yet another record single-day spike.
25 Jun 2020Indian Railways
Indian Railways cancels all regular train services till August 12
The Indian Railways on Thursday decided to cancel all regular time-tabled passenger train services, including Mail/Express, passenger, and suburban trains, till August 12.
25 Jun 2020Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi: COVID-19 patients don't need to visit government centers
The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) on Thursday reversed an order mandating clinical assessment of COVID-positive patients at state-run care centers.
25 Jun 2020Tamil Nadu
Coronavirus: 5 states to receive first batch of Hetero's COVIFOR
Five states across India will be the first to receive Hetero Healthcare's COVID-19 drug, COVIFOR, the first generic brand of the experimental drug remdesivir.
25 Jun 2020Supreme Court Of India
CBSE Class 10 exams canceled; Class 12's can happen later
In the wake of coronavirus pandemic, pending Class 10 and 12 examinations have been canceled, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) informed the Supreme Court through Solicitor General Tushar Mehta on Thursday.
25 Jun 2020Facebook
Coronavirus impact: No face-to-face classes at IIT-Bombay in 2020
With teaching methods being redrawn in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, IIT-Bombay has become the first major institute in the country to scrap face-to-face classes for this year.
25 Jun 2020Karnataka
Women don't sleep after being raped: Karnataka HC
It is unbecoming of an Indian woman to sleep after being raped, the Karnataka High Court said on Monday as it handed over a pre-arrest bail to the accused.
25 Jun 2020Amit Shah
10,000 beds, 18,000 tonnes of ACs in Delhi's biggest coronavirus-facility
The Radha Soami Satsang Beas complex in Chattarpur is being turned into a COVID-19 facility, the largest one in Delhi, to deal with the rapid rise of coronavirus cases.
25 Jun 2020India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 4.72 lakh after record spike
India on Wednesday reported nearly 17,000 new coronavirus infections, marking the nation's biggest single-day spike yet.
24 Jun 2020Ministry Of External Affairs
India, China agree to continue diplomatic talks for peaceful resolution
Amid heightened tensions regarding the border situation in Eastern Ladakh, India and China on Wednesday agreed to sincerely implement disengagement and de-escalation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).
24 Jun 2020Facebook
After online petition, matrimonial website removes skin color filter
A matrimonial website has removed a skin color filter from its platform after facing criticism online.
24 Jun 2020Patanjali
"Cure" for coronavirus: Case filed against Patanjali's Ramdev and Balkrishna
Soon after Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev, who is the head honcho of Patanjali Ayurved, claimed the organization has found a cure for coronavirus, a case was filed against him in a court in Muzaffarpur, Bihar.
24 Jun 2020Supreme Court Of India
Delhi revises coronavirus strategy, will screen every house by July-6
Delhi, burdened with a surge of coronavirus cases, revised its strategy against the disease after a series of meetings between Home Minister Amit Shah and Aam Aadmi Party, which governs the state.
24 Jun 2020India
Reduce High Commission staff by 50%: India tells Pakistan
Already at loggerheads with Pakistan for several years, India on Tuesday decided to reduce the presence of the neighboring country's staff at the High Commission in New Delhi.
24 Jun 2020India
Coronavirus: Cases reach 4.56 lakh; biggest spikes in Delhi, Telangana
India reported over 15,000 new coronavirus infections on Tuesday, taking the total past 4.56 lakh. Nearly 460 new deaths in the past 24 hours also took the death toll to 14,485.
24 Jun 2020Mumbai
How Dharavi went from being coronavirus hotspot to success story
Spread over a little more than 2.1 square kilometers, Dharavi is home to some 8.5 lakh people. The houses are small, the population density high.
23 Jun 2020Research
How can you contract COVID-19? Experts agree on leading cause
As the coronavirus pandemic has sickened over 9 million people worldwide, there has been growing consensus on how the disease gets transmitted, The Wall Street Journal reported.
23 Jun 2020Supreme Court Of India
CBSE's decision on scrapping pending Class XII exams likely tomorrow
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that a decision on the scrapping of the pending Class XII examinations will be taken by Wednesday evening.
23 Jun 2020Saudi Arabia
Coronavirus: No Hajj for Indian Muslims this year, refund initiated
India won't be sending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia this year to perform Hajj, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Tuesday.
Ramdev's Patanjali launches Coronil, Ayurvedic medicine to "cure" coronavirus
On Tuesday, Yoga Guru Swami Ramdev launched Coronil, an Ayurvedic medicine which he claimed can cure COVID-19.
23 Jun 2020Murder
TikTok star stabs 19-year-old days before her wedding, arrested
A TikTok user having over 4 lakh followers has been arrested by Ghaziabad Police for stabbing a woman to death, just days before her wedding.
Mutual consensus to disengage: Army after 11-hour-long talks with China
The Indian Army on Tuesday released a brief note regarding the nearly 11-hours-long Corps Commander-level talks which happened with the Chinese on Monday.
Coronavirus: Death toll crosses 14,000; over 4.4 lakh infected
India on Monday reported over 13,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the nationwide total past 4.4 lakh. Meanwhile, with over 300 more fatalities, the death toll crossed 14,000.